Kenya Green Building Society

The KGBS is an independent, non-profit, non-political, member-based organization formed to lead the transformation of the built environment in Kenya toward environmentally sustainable buildings, promoting a healthy and efficient built environment.

Our mission is to advocate, educate and certify green buildings in Kenya to achieve an environmentally, socially, and economically progressive built environment.

The vision of KGBS is to transform the construction industry and built environment to a sustainable future, promoting a healthy and sustainable environment for the nation. Kenyans spend 90% of their time in buildings and use the built environment to travel from one
building to another daily. Buildings and construction, together account for 36% of global final energy use and 39% of energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions when upstream power generation is included. Thus, green buildings can set the world on a trajectory to meet the global climate ambitions set forth in the Paris Agreement.

Building green is an urgent response to climate action, health and well being, and resource circularity.

https://www.kgbs.co.ke

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Event Details

You are invited to an EDGE Expert Training workshop on 12th November 2021. This is part of our World Green Building Week 2021 events. Consultants who are trained on EDGE, known as EDGE Experts, are an essential part of the EDGE ecosystem



EDGE Experts work with clients to make a positive impact and help drive environmental design through advisory and consultancy. EDGE Experts are accredited by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and are listed on EDGE Experts Around the World.


After attending the one-day training, the EDGE Exam can be taken at a Prometric test center or remotely at a location of your convenience, such as in the comfort of your home or workplace. Note that passing the EDGE Exam is a requirement of becoming an EDGE Expert. The EDGE Exam is available in English, Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese and Indonesian.

Agenda

November 12, 2021

Main Schedule

9:00 AM
Overview Of The EDGE program and Green Design
Amrish Shah (Board Treasurer at Kenya Green Building Society)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Demo Of The EDGE Software
Ted Otieno (Chairperson at Kenya Green Building Society)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
EDGE Methodology and Software
Amrish Shah (Board Treasurer at Kenya Green Building Society)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Resources and Protocols
Ted Otieno (Chairperson at Kenya Green Building Society)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Overview Of EDGE Measures
Amrish Shah (Board Treasurer at Kenya Green Building Society)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Practical Exercises
Ted Otieno (Chairperson at Kenya Green Building Society)

Speakers

Ted Otieno (Chairperson at Kenya Green Building Society)

Ted Otieno

Chairperson at Kenya Green Building Society

Amrish Shah (Board Treasurer at Kenya Green Building Society)

Amrish Shah

Board Treasurer at Kenya Green Building Society

Sponsors and Partners

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Youth Chapter Ticket

This ticket is tailored for Youth Chapter Members Only

Member PriceKSh16,000

Standard Membership Ticket

This ticket is for KGBS members only

Member PriceKSh33,000

Non-Member Ticket

This is for the general public.

Public PriceKSh44,000

Venue

Venue

Executive Residency By Best Western Nairobi
NairobiNairobi County, Kenya

Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please email membership@kgbs.co.keYou can also reach us at +254 715653929

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